What do a rough and tumble hockey player and an iconic rocker have in common? On Friday, June 7th, 2013 Canadian rock icon and photographer Bryan Adams and Nashville Predators ...
Billy taught me that I had to suit up and show up. He taught me to face my fears. He taught me not to confuse how I am feeling with how I am doing, that my emotions were not the truth, and not to listen to my head. These things were all vitally important but what saved me was his love.
A sponsor is not a landlord. We are not marriage counselors or job providers and we most certainly are not physicians. We have no business dispensing wisdom about prescription drugs, divorce, taxes or the raising of children. We have one job and one job only: to help a suffering alcoholic work the Program and learn to live a happy life without alcohol.
Sometimes a guy will say, I’ve just had enough, and it’s time to do something different with my life. It really is awesome to watch someone grow, because they come from the same place I did. And they want the same things I want. But you can only keep what you have by giving it away. You know, God gives all these gifts to you and you just can’t keep them for yourself, you have to give them back.